AIGA San Francisco is led by an inspiring group of individuals with diverse backgrounds and professional experience. Volunteers offer their time and energy to help run programs and initiatives. Together they form a collaborative of interested community members dedicated to supporting Bay Area designers.

Board of Directors

Clement Mok Thumnail


Clement Mok
Co-Founder, Sugarfish

Dawn Zidonis Headshot

Executive Director

Dawn Zidonis
AIGA SF, San Francisco Design Week

Vice President/Secretary

Andre Pennycooke
Design Director, Varo

Irina Blok

Product Design Chair

Irina Blok

Joe Miller Headshot

Events Silicon Valley/South Bay

Joe Miller
Founder, Joe Miller Co.

David Hisaya Asari Thumnail

Design Legacy, Education, Diversity

David Hisaya Asari
Design Educator, California College of Arts

Social Media/Communications

Julia Fernandez
Student at Academy of Art University

Design Education, Compostmodern

Phil Hamlett
Director, School of Graphic Design, Academy of Art U

Women in Leadership and Design

Rachel Gogel
Independent chief creative & culture officer

Past President

In Memoriam

August de los Reyes
Pioneer of Inclusive Design


Committee Volunteers


Bea Alessio

Designing Products Series Co-Lead

Heyu Huang

Venture Committee

Jesus Chico

Communications Co-Lead


Owen Starr

Mentorship Program

Terrence Williams

Series Lead


Rachel Beth Egenhoefer



Steve Streisguth

Programming Lead

Samantha Bohn

Event Coordinator

Vanessa Cuevas

Social Media/Communications Committee

Rick Byrne

Design Work Series Lead

Support Staff

Maria Huffine


Executive Assistant

Joey Evans


Event Coordinator